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*Covid-19 - LIT library services information: Home

Due to Covid-19, LIT library services are only available online.

Please do not attend any of our physical library facilities.
Library online services are available 24/7 to LIT students and staff and are accessible from the library website. To access library resources from off campus use your LIT username and password.


How to contact the Library

  • Library staff are working remotely and are available to help - check tab Contact Library Staff for details
  • Library staff will be available to answer phone or online queries from 9.00 - 5.00, Monday – Friday.
  • All user queries should be submitted through Ask the Librarian or emailed to Phone 061 293 265.
  • Follow library updates on Twitter (@LIRC_Limerick) and Facebook.


Online Help

The Library Answers page contains Frequently Asked Questions - if you can’t find an answer to your query you should submit your question via Ask the Librarian or email.


Library Online Resources Available

Online electronic library collections are accessible off campus:


Other resources


Online Tutorials


Borrowing and returning books

Borrowing of books is not possible at this time. Please keep your library books until the library is physically open again. There are no fines or penalties during this period.


Inter Library Loans

At this time, and until further notice, we will not have access to any of the physical collection, including journals, books, and media, and will not be able to fulfill requests for these materials. Therefore our Interlibrary Loan services will be limited to electronic articles and materials only (where possible).
Please email if you have any queries.


To keep up to date with news on LIT library services, check this page regularly, follow the library via social media and consult - LIT’s dedicated Covid-19 webpage.

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LinkedIn Learning

As a student/staff member of LIT you​​ have unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning, an on-demand library of high-quality instructional videos covering a vast range of software, business and creative skills. With more than 5,000 courses taught by industry experts—and more added every week—LinkedIn Learning is designed for all levels of learners, and it’s available whenever you’re ready to learn.

In order to use LinkedIn Learn​​ing​, you will need an LIT email address. To create your account:

  1. ​Browse to​​
  2. Enter your LIT email address and click submit.
  3. An email will be sent to your LIT email address. Follow the instructions in the email to verify your account.​​​​​​​​​​​​

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